Brookside Elementary School



Brookside Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Brookside Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 61
1 67
2 52
3 52
4 59
5 48
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Brookside Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Newark, DE in the Christina School District. It enrolls 339 students in grades 1st through 12th. Brookside Elementary School is the 100th largest public school in Delaware and the 37,687th largest nationally. It has 13.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 339
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 37,687th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Delaware: 100th out of 123
Student/Teacher Rank in Delaware: 44th out of 122
Full Time Teacher Rank in Delaware: 103rd out of 122

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Brookside Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 174
(51%)
6,259
(48%)
 Male 165
(49%)
6,778
(52%)

Brookside Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 124
(37%)
5,058
(39%)
 White 108
(32%)
4,470
(34%)
 Hispanic 77
(23%)
2,547
(20%)
 Two or More 23
(7%)
350
(3%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
556
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
40
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
16
(0%)

Brookside Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 268
(79%)
7,427
(57%)
 Not Eligible 48
(14%)
4,807
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(7%)
803
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 123 ranked schools in Delaware, Brookside Elementary School is ranked 51st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Brookside Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Brookside Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 567
2006 518
2007 469
2008 398
2009 379
2010 372
2011 326
2012 339

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 14.8
2007 13.8
2008 12.6
2009 13.1
2010 12.8
2011 13.6
2012 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60493827160494
2006 0.54247104247104
2007 0.59914712153518
2008 0.74623115577889
2009 0.82585751978892
2010 0.8010752688172
2011 0.83435582822086
2012 0.85840707964602

Compare Brookside Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,291.2% 12.9:1
 
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 85.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Brookside Elementary School
Newark, DE
Public PK - 05 339 13.6:1  
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Public 06 - 08 1,170 16.5:1 1 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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